Admission Procedures & Requirements

Admission Procedures

First-Year Admissions
Candidates for admission to the first-year class must submit to the Admissions Office:

  1. An official application
  2. An official high school transcript
  3. A copy of the SAT or ACT scores.

Transfer Admissions
Candidates applying for admission with advanced standing must submit to the Admissions Office:

  1. An official application
  2. Official transcripts of all previous college work from each institution attended.

Admission Requirements

First-Year Students
Requirements for admission to Wheeling Jesuit University include:

  1. A high school diploma or its equivalent
  2. 16 units of high school academic courses
  3. Submission of the official results of either the new Scholastic Assessment Test I (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT)

Letters of recommendation and a list of extracurricular activities also are encouraged.

High school units required and/or recommended

  Units Required Units Recommended
Total academic units 16 17
English 4 4
Mathematics 3 3
Science 2 3
    Of these, units that must be lab 2 3
Foreign language   2
History / Social Sciences 3 3
Academic electives 4 4

See http://www.wju.edu/academics/catalogs/ug17_18.pdf#page=13.